How can the iPadbolster a 21stCenturyclassroom?There are 5 basic classroom functions ofthe applications on an iPad:• Information• Creation• Motivation• Organization• Collaboration
A "dongle," or VGA adapter can helpyou guide your students through anyiPad activity.Guide on the Side• *Connect your iPad to*your classroomprojector• *$30.00• *Display whats onyour *iPad screen
QR Code Reader• Maximize efficiency and on-task behavior• Create/share direct link to target site• WebquestsQR Code Maker: Produceunique codesQR Reader: Scan code andopen links
Keynote• Create slideshow presentations directlyon your iPad• Add text, shapes, charts, and animationlike PowerPoint• Easily insert photos from your iPad• Keynote Remote ($0.99) to control fromanywhere in the classroom• Convert .ppt to Keynote
PicCollage• Creation• Organize photos taken on iPad into a stylish collage• Compile photos as part of a scavenger hunt 0•Take and insert photos from camera roll•Seamlessly search for & add photos from the web•Finish with stickers and text•Save final product as an image to the iPad
• Collaboration/Organization• Securely store and backup your files• House important course documents• Share with your classes• Students can upload files to submitGoogleDrive
Skitch• Annotate photos withshapes and text• Take a new photo• Insert from iPadcamera roll• Internet photos• PDFs• Draw attention andcreate interest!
SAS Flash Cards• Create and share interactive flash carddecks• Auditory, Visual, Kinesthetic LearningStyles• Built-in motivation: Stores statistics• Create differentiated decks for abilitylevels and learning stylesMultiple choice, true/false, fill-in questionsInsert Images, Text, Sound Recordings
Keep Calm and iPadOn1. Begin with an iPad use contract2. Create a sign-out sheet3. Distribute/return iPads bynumber with iCart4. Hope for the best, plan or theworst5. Be Proactive: Test all sitesbefore your lessonSome general tips for using the iPad in the classroom,from my experience:
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